CBSE Comprehension unseen passages will be given in the examination which will be of total 20 marks. Out of these, multiple choice questions of 10 marks based on a discursive passage will be asked and multiple choice questions of 10 marks based on case based factual passage will be given to test the knowledge of words. The length of this passage will be 500 to 600 words and it can be of factual or Discursive or literary type. These passages give a direct description of fact-based information; these passages contain instructions, description, report, etc. These passages are part of any case subject matter process action event, event, accident, newspaper, magazine, tourism/historical/social fact based book etc.
Unseen Passages for Class 8 to 12 with Answers
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A complete and comprehensive knowledge of a solved unseen passage is referred to as comprehension. The primary goal of comprehension is to assess one’s capacity to correctly comprehend the meaning of a paragraph as well as one’s ability to respond to questions based on the material in one’s own words. For this reason, a range of questions such as short response type questions, completion of incomplete phrases, filling in the gaps with acceptable words, and vocabulary exercises are provided. Before attempting to answer questions about a section, it is vital to read it several times so that a general understanding of the text’s subject emerges. It’s simple to answer the questions if the unseen passage is clear. Reading comprehension passages measure your ability to absorb the substance of a written material and draw conclusions from it depending on the context. The passage is directly relevant to the majority of the comprehension problems. A number of them will need you to look up the context of various terms, while others will put your ability to locate appropriate antonyms to provided words to the test.
Instructions to solve:
6 short answer questions and questions of 3 marks will be given on Vocabulary basis. 6 short answer subjective questions will test the student’s local and global comprehension and Estimate ability to reach conclusions. Questions based on word knowledge will be given to test the ability of word formation and inferring the meaning. You can get 100% marks in this passage provided your answers are concise, complete and accurate. Your answers should be in line with the questions in which the timing of the questions and the knowledge of the person should be kept. You can proceed towards solving in the below way:-
1. Before reading the unseen passage, read the questions so that you already know what to look for in the passage, by doing this you can save your valuable time.
2. Read the unseen passage quickly with a calm mind, do so with complete understanding
3. If you read with understanding, then you will be able to find those parts of the passage in which the answers to the questions will be located, underline the relevant lines and write the number of the question in the margin. But in the first reading, your aim will be more to know what the subject matter of the passage is and not to find answers to the questions. Don’t panic when you see unfamiliar words; try to guess them based on the context of the world.
4. Once again read the questions carefully, one question at a time, you should understand the questions correctly so that the answer is not wrong, find the answer of each question in the passage and underline it.
5. Now write the answer according to the question, put your answer according to the person, word and tense of the question, your answer should be short, accurate and complete and grammatically correct, write what is asked in the answer.
6. Meanings of some words will be given to test word knowledge and you will be asked to write those words out of the passage for which they mean.